Lake Creek Falls



The Eugene area includes the southern part of the Willamette Valley, the west side of the Cascade Mountains, and the coastal region. This area is popular among outdoor enthusiasts who cannot wait but to explore its network of of rivers, creeks, waterfalls, and lakes. In the summer, nearly all the swimming holes near Eugene are packed with families, adventurers, and anglers enjoying the refreshing waters.

There are ample campsites close to favorite swimming spots so that people have a chance to enjoy the great outdoors as much as they like. Besides the swimming, you can take a hike, go for a picnic or simply take a scenic drive. If you are ever in the area, it would be worth your time to visit these scenic locations. Here are some of the swimming holes near Eugene.

Linn County

Sunnyside County ParkFoster Lake - Sunnyside County Park

Sandy beach, water sports, camping, picnic sites...

Foster Lake Foster Lake – Lewis Creek Park

Sandy beach, great for families with kids, water sports...

Quartzville Creek SwimmingQuartzville Creek

Beautiful swimming holes along the Quartzville Creek...

Quartzville CreekYellowbottom – Quartzville Creek

A big natural pool with emerald cold water in the beautiful scenery...

McKercher County Park SwimmingCalapooia River - McKercher Park

Scenic river with unique rocky banks with a series of swimming holes...

Pioneer Park Swimming BrownswilleCalapooia River - Pioneer Park

Tranquil waters of the river make this location great swimming...

Cascadia State Park - SwimmingCascadia State Park

A beautiful place is popular among swimmers, hikers, campers, and anglers...

Larwood Covered Bridge Swimming Larwood Covered Bridge

A lovely park features a covered bridge and swimming hole...

Hannah Bridge Fishing Hannah Covered Bridge

The site offers swimming, fishing, and rockhounding opportunities...

Gilkey Covered Bridge - Thomas Creek Gilkey Covered Bridge

This is a great site to swim, fish, and rockhound...

Hoffman Covered Bridge - Swimming Hoffman Covered Bridge

Swimming under the bridge is relaxing and enjoyable...

Jordan Bridge Thomas Creek Swimming Broken Dam

A scenic swimming area at the Jordan Bridge...

Larwood Covered Bridge Swimming Thomas Creek

Warm and calm water of the creek is ideal for summer swimming...

Cascadia Day-Use Area - Short BridgeCascadia Day-Use Area

A great swimming, rockhounding, fishing, and picnicking destination...



Lane County

NorthshoreNorth Shore - Fall Creek Lake

An easily accessible lake shore in the Fall Creek National Recreation Area...

Lakeside Lakeside 1 and 2 Day Use Sites

Popular Lakesides with a sandy and grassy stretch of beach...

Fall Creek Swimming Hole 1Fall Creek Swimming Hole

A pretty swimming hole for swimming, cliff jumping, and rope swinging...

Fall Creek - BedrockBedrock Campground

A great little pool with sandy bottom on the peaceful section of the river...

Fall Creek - Big PoolBig Pool Campground

One of the excellent swimming holes features the deep emerald pool with underwater ledges...

Fall Creek - Broken Bowl Fall Creek near Broken Bowl Campground

Narrow and deep stretch of the creek with interesting rock formations...

Fall Creek - Clark Creek Fall Creek near Clark Creek

The big swimming pool with the sandy beach and huge rock...

Salmon Creek FallsSalmon Creek Falls

Fantastic woodland with a waterfall and deep blue-green swimming hole...

Brice Creek - Lund ParkBrice Creek

A popular series of lovely swimming holes within a short distance from Eugene...

Brice Creek FallsBrice Creek Falls

A gorgeous deep plunge pool with waterfalls cascading down into the rocky canyon...

Sharps Creek Swimming Sharps Creek

Pristine swimming holes surrounding by the bedrock...

Wildwood FallsWildwood Falls

A beautiful but dangerous swimming hole on the Row River...

Lake Creek Falls Lake Creek Falls

A popular destination with multitude of small cascading waterfalls...



Oregon Coast & Oregon Coast Range

Smith River Falls Smith River Falls Site

The waterfall cascading down into a deep rectangular pool, swimming and cliff jumping spot...

Lake Marie Lake Marie

The coastal lake features warm water in summer, a sandy beach, trails...

Loon LakeLoon Lake

Natural lake with excellent sandy beach and clear warm water...

Woahink Lake - Honeyman State ParkWoahink Lake

A natural coastal lake, large open space, and roped off swimming area...

Cleawox LakeCleawox Lake

A natural warm lake offers activities for entire family...

Siuslaw River Swimming Siuslaw River Swimming

There are numerous swimming spots along the river with convenient access...






Disclaimer
Cliff jumping can be extremely dangerous. Variations in water levels, rocks that are not immediately visible, and shifts in river bottoms due to strong currents can lead to serious injury and even death. It is very important to check your swimming spot conditions and take all associated risks into account. Make safe decisions!

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